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Last year, the company agreed to buy Casamigos, a tequila backed by the actor George Clooney, in a deal worth as much as $1 billion. Basic earnings per share also rose 36 percent to 82.2 pence from 60.3 pence a year ago. Net sales in Ireland were flat. However, vodka sales were down 8% due to a poor performance of Smirnoff, Cîroc and Ketel One. Don Julio net sales were up 39%.
  • Wisconsin vs. Iowa Predictions: Will Hawkeyes Cover? 1/23/18

    Wisconsin vs. Iowa Predictions: Will Hawkeyes Cover? 1/23/18

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    Freshman Luka Garza had 17 points and a career-high 17 rebounds for the Hawkeyes , who snapped a two-game losing streak. Tyler Cook scored 17 points in the victory for the Hawkeyes . Wisconsin had their best run in the 1st Half with 2:00 on the clock. The Badgers made 40 percent of their field-goal attempts. Iowa shared the load with five players reaching double figures.
  • Jaguar Land Rover to cut production at Halewood plant

    Jaguar Land Rover to cut production at Halewood plant

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    As per the auto sales estimates of the firm in December 2017, it was observed that the demand for Jaguars had declined by almost 20%, while the sales of Land Rover vehicles had gone down by nearly 16% across the country. Jaguar Land Rover's sales in Britain and Europe were flat in 2017 and it expects tough conditions to continue, the company's sales director said earlier this month.
  • Budweiser Drops Out of Top Three Beers

    Budweiser Drops Out of Top Three Beers

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    Budweiser no longer is among the top three best-selling beers in the US, according to Beer Marketer's Insights , as people drink less beer or switch to craft brews, wine or spirits. "Budweiser is in a strong position for the future, and we are very confident in our current plans and the year ahead of us". As CNN Money reported, Boston Beer Co.
  • Holder Suntrust Banks INC Lifted United Parcel Service INC (UPS) Position

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    It has outperformed by 40.53% the S&P500. Wealth Architects Llc decreased its stake in United Parcel Svc Inccl B ( UPS ) by 66.11% based on its latest 2017Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC. (NYSE:UPS). 25,220 were accumulated by Paradigm Asset Commerce Limited Com. Since August 22, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 insider sale for $2.02 million activity.
  • US Senate confirms Powell as new Fed chief

    US Senate confirms Powell as new Fed chief

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    The Senate confirmed him for the position with an 85 to 13 vote in favor. The Fed has pencilled in three more rate increases in 2018, according to projections released December 13, while it sees tax cuts that Trump signed last month providing a short-term stimulus to the economy that will lift growth to 2.5 per cent this year, compared with 2.1 per cent forecast in September.
  • Asset Managers Look To Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA) For Growth

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    About 10.64 million shares traded. Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M) has declined 25.46% since January 24, 2017 and is downtrending. It has outperformed by 95.64% the S&P500. Investors sentiment decreased to 1.26 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. Its down 40.09% from 487,200 shares previously. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes.
  • Costain Group (COST) Given "Buy" Rating at Peel Hunt

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    Stifel Nicolaus maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, December 14 report. Peel Hunt maintained Big Yellow Group Plc (LON:BYG) rating on Tuesday, November 22. Virtu Financial Ltd owns 33,146 shares. The Company generates rental income from retail, office and residential land and property, new lettings, rent reviews, lease renewals, refurbishment, change of use and planning gains.
  • Woman missing after falling from cruise ship in New Orleans

    Woman missing after falling from cruise ship in New Orleans

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    Search and rescue operations are underway, and Carnival's CARE team has been in touch with the woman's family, de la Huerta said. The Mexican Navy is actively searching for Brooks, according to the station. In the past calendar year, Carnival has seen three death-by-falling incidents. Smith and her family are from Nassau, Bahamas. So far, Brooks, who was on the cruise with her husband, hasn't been located.